Working on that next revolutionary Web application? Online IT infrastructure
provider PEER 1 Network has partnered with Microsoft to offer 50 free developer
sandbox servers for a 30-day trial. If you're a Web developer interested in
gaining full control to a powerful collection of Microsoft website development
applications (pre-loaded into the sandbox server and connected to PEER 1's
extensive online network infrastructure) in a dedicated server environment, now
is your chance.
“We are pleased to offer this great program that meets the needs of
developers who want to explore new applications and ensure that they work well
before exposing them in a production environment,” said Robert Miggins, vice
president of business development for PEER 1. “With the sandbox servers we
give developers the platform and tools they require to build applications, test,
and deploy, all with a seamless experience.”
The developer sandbox supports IIS 6, .ASP.NET 2.0 and PHP 5 and provides the
following design and management tools:
- Microsoft® Expression® Studio: Expression Studio includes
Expression Blend, Expression Web, and Expression Design - The professional
design tools and innovative technologies in Expression Studio give you the
flexibility and freedom to bring your vision to reality.
- Microsoft Visual Studio Express Editions: Visual Web Developer
2005 Express Edition and Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition – This is the
ideal tool for productively building object-oriented applications for
Windows on the .NET Framework.
- Microsoft Silverlight: A cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in
for delivering the next generation of media experiences and rich interactive
applications (RIAs) for the Web
- Microsoft SQL Server Standard 2005: This tool contains features
that will help your team develop data applications in a fraction of the
time, helping to drive data to the corners of your business.